Belowground storm shelters are best, but some aboveground rooms will work--if the storm isn't too severe
The U.S. government aims to improve energy production from renewables to oil, but what does that mean in practice?
Newly released audio takes us through the first week of the nuclear meltdown at Fukushima Daiichi on this first anniversary of the crisis. David Biello reports
A look back at Japan's nuclear crisis, initiated by a magnitude 9.0 earthquake on March 11, 2011
The developing nation's interpretation of climate change talks in Durban suggests it will not act to curb climate changing emissions
U.S.D.A. Plant Hardiness Map enables users to see which plants are most likely to thrive in any U.S. area
Iceland is experimenting with pumping carbon dioxide underground and converting it into rock
Satellite data could warn of incoming air pollution.
Japan still struggles with the effects of a powerful earthquake, devastating tsunami and multiple meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant
Scientists model where and when the detritus will reach the U.S. west coast
One year after Japan's tsunami scientists fear marine debris from the disaster may hit Hawaii's coral reefs
Southern Indiana was hit very hard by large tornadoes Friday, killing six people and destroying the town of Marysville
With the environmental impact of Canada's oil sands under increased scrutiny thanks to the Keystone pipeline, producers band together
Construction on 73-metre vessels set to begin later this year.
The Fukushima evacuation zone raises the issue of what would happen during an evacuation in heavily populated U.S. metropolises during a nuclear meltdown
U.S. states hit hard by Wednesday's tornadoes face another storm threat
A microbiologist is harnessing beneficial bacteria to help coral reefs weather pollution, overfishing and climate change
Disappearing sea ice can influence the jet stream, a study suggests, resulting in more frequent winter blasts in a warmer world
Flavors and aromas are shifting in balance because of the earlier maturity of the grapes
New research suggests the drag on falling precipitation helps slow atmospheric circulation. David Biello reports